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Policeman, Shooter Killed In Paris Attack Claimed By Islamic State

As the shooter tried to flee on foot, police officers opened fire on him and managed to kill him on the spot. Meanwhile, French police have taken into custody three family members of the gunman ki...

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Trump predicts Paris attack will affect French presidential election

The attack left a police officer dead and two others critically wounded. Le Pen is tipped to be one of the top two, in terms of votes, who will qualify on Sunday for a decisive May 7 run-off. Le P...

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Exxon Mobil Denied Waiver to Drill Near Russia

Progress came to a standstill in 2014, when the USA and European Union resorted to sanctions to punish Russian Federation for annexing the Crimean peninsula and backing Ukrainian separatists. In 2017,...

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Lawyer: Kidnapped 15-year-old girl back home in Tennessee

Lawyer: Kidnapped 15-year-old girl back home in Tennessee

TBI spokesman Josh Devine delivered the news on Twitter just before noon today and later posted a celebratory image on Twitter. Cummins faces charges in Siskiyou County for kidnapping and possessi...

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Labour has a real opportunity in this general election

Labour has a real opportunity in this general election

May became prime minister without winning an election in July past year following the resignation of David Cameron after millions of Britons went against his advice and voted to leave the EU. Labour...

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Pence says US committed to Australian alliance

Pence says US committed to Australian alliance

Under the arrangement, agreed by former US President Barack Obama and Turnbull in November within days of Trump's election, Australia would transfer up to 1,250 refugees now held in offshore detention...

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Paris police-killing suspect identified, had criminal history

Anti-terrorism prosecutor Francois Molins said there was not enough evidence at the time to prove 39-year-old Frenchman Karim Cheurfi was a threat, though he did have a long police record - notably ...

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Sadhvi equates Alwar lynching case accused with Bhagat Singh

Sadhvi equates Alwar lynching case accused with Bhagat Singh

If we will not do such things in our country, then who else will? One shouldn't give in. If that was not enough, she turned to people present there and compared the accused with great Indian revolut...

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China puts cruise missile bombers on 'high alert' amid North Korea fears

Trump has maintained that Beijing is in a unique position to pressure Pyongyang to halt its nuclear and missile activities, including through the implementation of sanctions against North Korea and by...

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Four finish with Spurs better than La Liga title - Pochettino

Conte described semi-final opponents Tottenham as a "great power" in England. "First up, Spurs were absolutely phenomenal last week against Bournemouth - they were more than worth their 4-0 win...

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Paris attack looms over French presidential elections

In the televised statements, they competed to talk tough on security and vowed a crackdown on Islamic State (IS) terror group that took responsibility for the Thursday night attack. The shooter, 39-ye...

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Canada unveils plans to legalise recreational marijuana

Canada unveils plans to legalise recreational marijuana

The minimum age for recreational use of marijuana has been set at 18, but provinces can decide to set a higher minimum age , as some now do in the case of alcohol. With an eye toward the effects of...

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Turkish opposition says appealing referendum on Erdogan powers

And in Samandag on the southern border, which the government uses as a base for its intervention against Kurdish fighters in Syria , 92.3% voted "no". In all the major cities , including Istanbul ,...

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Capitals' Ovechkin leaves game with apparent left leg injury

Oshie put the visitors up 1-0 at 2:58, easily beating Andersen with neither of the Leafs' defence pair on the ice - Nikita Zaitsev and Jake Gardiner - anywhere near him. He has three goals, but two ...

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Student protests continue; Classwork in colleges suspended till April 21

The clashes on Monday began in Srinagar when hundreds of college students took to the streets to protest a police raid in a college in southern Pulwama town over the weekend, in which at least 50 stud...

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Williams the OT hero as Caps beat Leafs in Game 5

The Capitals survived a scare when captain Alex Ovechkin left the game late in the first period with an apparent left leg injury, but he returned in the second. "Start on time ", Matthews said, lo...

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US carrier strike group still far from N. Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump was making the point he's ready to defend allies from North Korea when he said he's sent a Navy strike group to the region, Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday, foll...

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Marine Le Pen: 'Hate preachers must be expelled, mosques must be closed'

Marine Le Pen: 'Hate preachers must be expelled, mosques must be closed'

A gunman killed a police officer Thursday and wounded two others on Paris' iconic boulevard, the Champs-Elysees, before being shot and killed by police. US President Donald Trump tweeted the ...

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Pence Wanted North Korea To See 'Resolve In My Face'

Pence Wanted North Korea To See 'Resolve In My Face'

China has expressed concern over developments on the North Korea nuclear issue after DPRK officials announced that they will soon conduct more nuclear missile tests. It is unclear how much China will ...

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Serena Williams expecting a baby this fall, rep confirms

Little information was provided regarding the absence of Serena Williams during the spring swing as to her condition or when her return could be expected, but now things make more sense, because on ...

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At least 12 die during protests in Venezuela

GM can seek compensation and damages for its lost plant in several different global venues, said Nigel Blackaby, a lawyer at the Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer law firm, which has battled Venezuela ...

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China urges SCO members to boost cooperation

China urges SCO members to boost cooperation

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the signing of the SCO charter, which represents the Shanghai Spirit of equal treatment, win-win cooperation and open and inclusive attitudes, creating a brand ...

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UK's Labour vows to take on 'cosy cartel' that protects wealthy

With May seen winning a new five-year mandate and boosting her majority in parliament by perhaps 100 seats, the pound held close to six-and-a-half month highs on hopes she may be able to clinch a smoo...

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Trump on Paris attack: 'What can you say? It never ends'

Weeks before President Donald Trump's first official overseas trip, trade and security matters were top items of discussion going into his meeting Thursday with the prime minister of Italy, one of t...

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SeaWorld: Last baby orca born in captivity at Texas park

Amidst heated criticism over its care of captive orcas, SeaWorld announced in March of past year that it would end its controversial breeding program. Pressure on SeaWorld mounted after the releas...

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UK'S May promises to keep 0.7 percent foreign aid commitment

May said while the commitment be included in the Tory manifesto, the government would "look at how that money is spent" to make sure it was used "in the most effective way". Downing Street sources a...

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Syria moves planes near Russian base for protection

Canada announced new sanctions against Syria on Friday targeting officials and entities linked to the use of chemical weapons. Those claims were later echoed by France, with French Foreign Ministe...

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Champs-Elysees gunman had shot at French police before, ofiicials say

Reports described the attacker as a 39-year-old Frenchman who lived in a Paris suburb and had been known to security services as an Islamist radical. While in detention, he shot and wounded a prison...

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Amit Malik blames Rahul Gandhi for Congress members joining BJP

Amit Malik blames Rahul Gandhi for Congress members joining BJP

They also said they would fulfill PM Modi's vision for Delhi to help the poor and improve the education system. Holding Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi responsible for his allegiance to the Bha...

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Melania nudges Trump to raise hand during national anthem

Melania nudges Trump to raise hand during national anthem

In characteristic style for new President Donald Trump , numerous traditional wooden eggs handed out as souvenirs to the families attending the egg roll are bright, shining gold and are marked with t...

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